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Detectives arrest man who drove from Ohio to Lake County to allegedly meet child for sexual encounter

Sheriff’s officials say an Ohio man traveled from his home in Ohio to Lake County to meet who he thought was a young child for a sexual encounter after communicating with her online. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group and Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) concluded an investigation on Monday into Zachary S. […]

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$2 million bond for man charged with soliciting child on social media, sexually abusing her in Waukegan

A man has been ordered held on a $2 million bond for soliciting a 13-year-old child on social media and sexually abusing her in Waukegan, prosecutors said. Luis F. Corea-Ruiz, 26, of Waukegan, was charged with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, traveling to meet a minor and indecent solicitation of a child. A […]

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Man arrested after officers catch him traveling to meet child for sex acts in Lake Forest

A 65-year-old man was arrested after officers caught him trying to meet up with a “child,” who was an undercover investigator, for sex acts in Lake Forest, authorities said. Lake Forest police officers assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force developed intelligence that David P. Randon, 65, of Arlington Heights, was seeking to […]

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Police search underway, $1 million warrant issued for man who tried meeting up with child for sex in Lake County

A $1 million warrant has been issued for a man wanted for communicating with whom he thought was a young girl and attempting to meet the child for a sexual encounter in Lake County. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division said they have been working in collaboration with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). […]

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Michigan man charged with sending sexual images to child, traveling to meet with her in Lake County

A Michigan man was arrested after authorities say he communicated online with whom he thought was a child and traveled to meet with her in Lake County for a sexual encounter. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) concluded an investigation on Thursday. For the past several […]

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Grayslake man allegedly communicated with child online, was arrested after trying to meet up with her for sex acts

Police say a Grayslake man communicated online with who he thought was a child, sent explicit images to her and then was arrested when tried meeting up with the child for sex acts. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) conducted an investigation into Thomas E. Edwards, Jr., […]